Risk Audit - Leading specialist in search and contingency recruitment

Internal Audit & Technology Audit Recruitment Specialists



Risk Audit Recruitment Services Limited (RARS) operates as a niche recruiter in the internal audit sector within banking and financial services. It offers a professional and confidential service to clients who require expertise and resources for their organisations, and candidates who are seeking a new role in the industry.

The company has a major network within internal audit departments in a wide variety of banks and financial services companies both in the United Kingdom and internationally.

The knowledge, professional standards and ethical stance within the company ensures that it offers a new dimension in recruiting for professionals in this sector.

RARS has established itself as an expert in both Retained Search and Contingency Recruitment and is dedicated to ensuring its candidates and clients alike have a positive experience in their interactions with the company.

At RARS we understand that staffing is crucial and that getting it right is not always straight-forward. New skill-sets are continually sought after and with the enormous changes in the economic and political landscape since the Credit Crunch, ever more specialism will be required.

RARS is well placed to assist candidates and clients in their quests for a stable, exciting and successful future. It is positioned to provide a professional and discreet service to its candidates and clients and to help guide them through the various stages of the recruitment process.

RARS' Expertise

RARS prides itself on its ability to understand clients’ requirements and match suitably qualified individuals in an effective way. Our managing director, Mitchell Ross is an ex-industry professional and we believe this provides a significant edge over the competition.

The knowledge within the company is unique, and focused, and our consultants are trained to understand key trends and innovations within the full range of financial services markets.

Ethics and Professionalism

RARS has always operated with strong professional and ethical standards. Our candidates and clients are given the utmost respect and treated with complete honesty. Customer service is a huge driver within the business and our consultants are trained to deliver a conscientious and reliable service to all.

Furthermore, all of our staff are encouraged to keep up-to-date with market and client developments. This results in a more informed and objective view of the marketplace, and a greater added value to our clients.


Below is a list of recent vacancies.  To view all vacancies please click here

Audit Associate - Credit Risk
Salary: Competitive  Location: London
Our client is seeking an Audit Associate with strong experience of Counterparty Credit Risk or even Market Risk to join their risk management audit team. Key responsibilities of the role: You will have strong credit risk knowledge as a practitioner with experience across all areas of credit risk. Develop knowledge of market and operational risk as part of routine duties. Risk Management reviews covering all aspects of the firm's market, credit and operational risk processes. Regular communications with the Senior Risk Managers in London and other parts of the world to discuss market trends and the level of risk exposure.

AVP IT Auditor
Salary: Competitive  Location: London
Our client is looking for an AVP IT Auditor to join their Internal Audit team to cover audits across the business within EMEA region. Key responsibilities: Ability to participate in and lead audits. Responsible for all aspects of the audit process from planning, through fieldwork to delivering high-quality reports. Work closely with the senior management and stakeholders.

Audit Manager, Asset Management
Salary: Competitive  Location: London
Our client is seeking an audit manager to join their Internal audit team covering Asset Management business across Europe and Asia. Key Responsibilities: You will be responsible for performing Business audits within Asset Management business. Responsible for creating audit plan. Develop and maintain good working relations with key auditees and executives at senior management levels. Support performance assessments by the Head of Audit and Senior Audit Manager.

Senior Auditor
Salary: Competitive  Location: London
Our client is seeking a Senior Auditor to join their small audit team focusing on Capital Markets. You will report directly to the Head of Audit in London. Key Responsibilities: You will be responsible for executing the annual audit plan. Evaluate risks and controls associated with key processes. Participate and lead discussions with business partners within the capital markets area. Prepare and present findings and recommendations to senior management.

Senior Audit Manager, Quality Assurance
Salary: Competitive  Location: London
Our client is seeking a Senior Audit Manager to join an independent team to help deliver Quality Assurance function within internal Audit. Key responsibilities: Take a lead in the development, administration and maintenance of QA standards, policies and procedures. Perform thematic audit reviews, risk based advisory and cold file reviews. Advise and confirm quality requirements associated with major internal audit change programmes and operational process improvements. Provide quantitative and qualitative programme of quality assurance across all internal audit activities and processes. Presenting, developing, training and liaising with senior managers.

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